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- Profile 2013; US$ 17.58
When the oldest trees in the world suddenly start dying - across North America, Europe and the Amazon - it's time to pay attention. Humans have cut down the biggest and best trees and left the runts behind. What does that mean for the genetic fitness of our forests? No one knows for sure, for trees and forests are poorly understood on almost all... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 49.95
California is globally renowned for its biological diversity, including its wealth of unique, or endemic, species. Many reasons have been cited to explain this abundance: the complex geology and topography of its landscape, the special powers of its Mediterranean-type climate, and the historic and modern barriers to the wider dispersal of its flora... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Critical Political Ecology brings political debate to the science of ecology. As political controversies multiply over the science underlying environmental debates, there is an increasing need to understand the relationship between environmental science and politics. In this timely and wide-ranging volume, Tim Forsyth uses an innovative approach... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life?growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing have led many marine species to the brink of collapse. And yet there is one creature that is thriving in this seasick environment: the beautiful, dangerous, and now incredibly numerous jellyfish. As foremost jellyfish expert Lisa-ann... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95
This book began life as a series of lectures given to second and third year undergraduates at Oxford University. These lectures were designed to give students insights as to how marine ecosystems functioned, how they were being affected by natural and human interventions, and how we might be able to conserve them and manage them sustainably for... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 116.00
The first detailed collation of the evolution, ecology and conservation of some of South America's least-known, and most endangered, primates. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This is a book about the work of scientists in the era of the Anthropocene: where human beings appear to have become a driving force in the evolution of the planet. It is a diverse collection of empirical, methodological and theoretical chapters concerned with the practice of interdisciplinary social-ecological systems research. The aim of the contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new sources of energy face their own set of political, administrative,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 193.00
Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in agriculture Presents... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The original, 2006 edition of Timothy Edward Fulbright and J. Alfonso Ortega-S.?s White-Tailed Deer Habitat: Ecology and Management on Rangelands was hailed as ?a splendid reference for the classroom and those who make their living from wildlife and the land? and as ?filling a niche that is not currently approached in the literature.? In this... more...